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Jacqueline (Jackie) Bodine Kolbusz

Profile Updated: May 11, 2010
Jacqueline (Jackie) Bodine
Residing In:
Westcliffe, CO USA
Spouse/Partner - wedding date:
Frank Kolbusz-July 18, 1964
Cheryl, born 1969, lives in Colorado Springs, CO with husband and two sons
Mark, born 1971, lives More…in Barkhamstead, CT with wife and two sons
Current Occupation:
semi-professional artist, work in oil and acrylics
Yes! Attending Reunion

Jacob, born 1999
Nathan, born 2001
Trevor, born 2003
Tyler, born 2005

About My Career:

First and foremost in importance, Wife to the love of my life, Mother to my two fabulous children and now Nana to my four grandsons.
Secondly, teacher of Consumer and Family Studies, Health, English and Social Studies for 17 years. When teaching jobs weren't available I worked as a technical trainer and then an engineering tech. at a company that made computer chips.

Redford Memories:

Not making it to half of my classes on the first day because I couldn't find them.
Being terrified of Ms. Devine when I was late to school.
Working in the ticket booth in front of the office.
Standing naked waiting for the awful red swimsuits.
Buying books at the bookstore.
The cream puffs in the cafeteria.
Meeting friends at their lockers.
Learning to play tennis.
Going to the championship football game at Tiger Stadium.
Going to the Jack & Jill Ranch.
My date not wearing a tux to the senior prom.
Pleated grey skirt, sweater, dirty bucks and loafers, red and black plaid slacks and sweatshirts.
Not knowing who I sat between at graduation.
Winning third place in the American Legion writing contest - I wrote about what it would be like when man would go to the moon.
90 cents for a bus card.
Buying fabric at Hinkles for my sewing class and making matching shirts with fruit loop and button down collar for my boyfriend and I.
Term paper.
Movies in the movie room on Fridays for history class.
Sock Hops.
Practicing dancing with my best friend Judy Galloway.

Education after Redford:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Family Life Education from Wayne State University (1963);
Master of Arts Degree in Home Economics Education from Eastern Michigan University (1968);
Education Specialist Degree in Education Foundations from Souther Connecticut State University (2000)


Westland, MI; Arvada, CO; Colorado Springs, CO (twice); Albuquerque, NM; Huntington, IN; Granby, CT; Simsbury, CT; and now 11 miles outside of the town of Westcliff, CO which has no stoplights, Walmarts or McDonalds. I live at an elevation of approx. 9000 feet in the Wet Mountains and enjoy a 180 degree view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The clear blue skies, bright stars, colorful sunsets and God's beautiful wildlife makes for a serene lifestyle. I live where people go to have a retreat or vacation.

What grade school did you go to?

Thomas Burt

Did you attend any of our 50th Reunion Weekend Events September 25 - 26 - 27, 2009?

I did not attend any of the Reunion Weekend

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Jun 12, 2020 at 4:33 AM
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Jun 12, 2020 at 11:54 PM

Posted on: Jun 09, 2020 at 3:58 AM

Happy Birthday on the day we both turn 79. :-)

Jun 12, 2019 at 5:34 PM

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Jun 05, 2019 at 11:26 AM

Happy Birthday Jackie on this day we share in common.

Jun 12, 2018 at 7:29 AM

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Jun 05, 2018 at 12:04 PM

Posted on: Jun 05, 2018 at 7:31 AM

Happy Birthday Jackie on this our mutual same birthday. It was even at the same hospital, Mt. Carmel Mercy Hospital in Detroit.

Jun 12, 2017 at 11:08 AM

Posted on: Jun 12, 2017 at 4:33 AM

Jun 05, 2017 at 11:15 AM

76 years ago we shared the same date of entry into this world, on the same day and in the same hospital. Happy Birthday Jackie.

Jun 12, 2016 at 11:20 AM

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Jun 12, 2015 at 4:33 AM
Jun 05, 2015 at 12:44 PM

Happy Birthday to my fellow Burt Elementary School classmate who shares the same birthday with me. Out mothers even gave birth in the same hospital, Mt. Carmel in Detroit.